Karn receives 2023 Whitlock Scholarship

Karn receives 2023 Whitlock Scholarship
May 23rd, 2023 | KUVR News

Jaxson Karn was awarded the William, Betty Rae, and Erin Whitlock  Memorial Scholarship for 2023. 

Karn is the son of Jon and Chris Karn and is a 2023 graduate of Holdrege High  School. He will attend the University of Nebraska-Kearney in the fall of 2023, majoring in business management. 

He has been involved in many activities throughout his high school career including National Honor Society; Academic All-State; Thespians; One Act and Spring Musical; Tennis, Basketball, Golf and Soccer. He has also participated in Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). 

Karn has also been active in the community by participating in Backpack  Blessings, Feed My Starving Children, and has been a Salvation Army Bell Ringer. He has helped with Optimist camps for kids and is currently coaching a 5th grade  traveling basketball team.

He is the 30th recipient of the William, Betty Rae and Erin Whitlock  Memorial Scholarship, which was initially set up in memory of Mr. and Mrs.  William Whitlock, longtime residents of Holdrege. They owned and operated  KUVR radio station and were very active in the community. Their children, Erin  and Mike, established the scholarship in their name to assist a well-rounded and  deserving student planning to continue their education at an institute of higher  learning. Erin passed away in 2011 and her name was added to this scholarship.


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